Bulk fuel treatment that delivers results!

As a fleet operator or a large diesel user, you’ll undoubtedly have an ongoing interest in keeping your operating costs under control. At Cost Effective Maintenance, we can help by offering proven cost reduction initiatives. Many bulk fuel users are seeing first hand that even though the diesel being delivered is of a high quality they are still having long term maintenance problems.  The cost of replacing parts due to excessive carbon and soot build-up is becoming an ever-increasing yearly...

How to use a DPF cleaner

DPF filters have been around for well over 10 years now in the trucking industry and it’s no secret that the team at Cost Effective Maintenance have saved drivers thousands of dollars in replacements, repairs and downtime. To avoid DPF problems from happening and to help clean a blocked DPF filter the best thing you can do is to understand how to use a DPF cleaner. So what happens when your DPF warning light comes on the dashboard and won't...

Why does my DPF filter need cleaning?

Owners of diesel-powered cars, utes and 4x4’s are likely to see a dramatic increase in the need for DPF filter cleaning. This is directly related to travel restrictions enforced by the Coronavirus epidemic, which has seen many vehicles restricted to short drives only…   Restricted driving and short trips are just two of the many reasons that DPF filters start to block and need cleaning. Adding FTC Decarbonizer to your diesel will safely remove soot and carbon from exhaust areas, fixing DPF...

Diesel Smoke tells YOU a Story…

Diesel Smoke tells YOU a Story Diesel smoke (like blowby and oil use) is a worrying engine symptom which indicates that an engine is not running well, and its service life is likely to be shortened considerably, unless remedial action is taken. Basically, smoke from a diesel engine indicates that something is not right. It should be taken as an indication that there is a problem existing (or developing), that will potentially shorten the engine life, or result in unnecessary costs....

Hilux D4D bad fuel Injector Problem

Like all new vehicle dealers, Knight’s Toyota (Leongatha, VIC) service their customers vehicles, but these days, they do something a little different. After first using CEM’s products to successfully address specific problems  in this case a Hilux D4D fuel injector problem . They realized that there was an opportunity to improve their customers’ vehicle performance and driveability by incorporating some of CEM’s products during routine servicing. CRD Fuel Enhancer will help eliminate D4D Injector Problems. Satisfaction Guaranteed  Simply add CRD Fuel...

Toyota DPF problems

If you’re the owner of a Toyota with a Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), you’ve probably experienced first-hand some of the issues associated with the less-than-impressive DPF system. Cost Effective Maintenance has helped many Toyota Hilux owners, with out-of-warranty vehicles, rectify their DPF issues by using FTC Decarbonizer. FTC Decarbonizer fixes Toyota DPF problems. Adding FTC Decarbonizer to your diesel will safely remove soot and carbon from exhaust areas, fixing DPF regenerating problems. FIND OUT MORE What is the problem with Toyota DPFs, how can...

How to fix engine blow by

According to Brid Walker, of Cost Effective Maintenance, “There’s a big window of opportunity on how to fix engine blow by problems, before serious engine wear occurs. Most drivers can easily tell when thing aren’t quite right, for example, the engine is... Getting tired and down on power Starting to breathe heavy Using more oil  than usual Excess exhaust smoke Engine blow-by, smoke and oil use are related issues that, if ignored, can turn into very expensive repairs. Fortunately, in over 80% of  cases this can...

How to flush a radiator with RMI25

One of the easiest things to do when your noticing signs of overheating is to look at the cooling system.  Your radiator and cooling system play a very important role when it comes to keeping vehicle operating temperatures down and so does knowing how to flush a radiator with RMI25 Flushing out a corroded & restricted radiator doesn’t have to be a complex operation, in most cases knowing how to flush a radiator is as simple as adding RMI-25 Cooling...

Ezypor Fuel Additive Dispenser

Using the Ezypor measuring device is the easiest and safest way to accurately measure out the FTC Decarbonizer when refueling ... For years customers have been asking for a simple user friendly way to measure out the FTC .... Over the years we tried different bottles, measuring cylinders, measuring containers and really none of these were all that successful in providing accurate, non spill dosages. The "NEW" Heavy Duty EZYpor is the perfect fuel additive dispenser to use when adding FTC...

How to cut emissions faster

Climate change, global warming, emissions targets, carbon credits, how to cut emissions faster... the list goes on and on. No matter which way you look at it the talk of fossil fuels and renewable energy sources are getting their fair share of media attention. According to today’s experts there is an ever-growing list of what business can or should be doing to help cut emissions. But let’s be honest, many of these recommended changes are part of a long-term plan that require...